Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/9/2021 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval to Purchase Student Desks Through Purchasing Cooperative
Vision 2022:
Financial & Facilities Management
Continue to ensure a balanced budget that builds and maintains a fund balance that meets Board policy.
Policy:
Background Schools have identified a need to the Educational Services Department for additional student desks to meet the instructional needs of our students. Due to the pandemic, social distancing requirements are in place as more students return to in-person learning.
File Attachment:
Summary: The District is a member of various government purchasing cooperatives that have the ability to streamline the purchasing process. Illinois Learning Technology Purchasing Program (ILTPP) is a public sector cooperative purchasing organization which has met the Joint Purchasing Act requirements, and has subsequently entered into a contract with Midwest Educational Furnishings Inc. Midwest Educational Furnishings Inc. has submitted a proposal to furnish 2,400 student desks, including freight, at a cost of $157,482.72.
Funding: Cost: $157,482.72

Funding Source: 2021-2022 Education Fund
Board Policy 4:60 Purchases and Contracts
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase from Midwest Educational Furnishings Inc. in the amount of $157,482.72 as part of the government purchasing cooperative as presented.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Lisa Maher - Dir of Business Services
Signed By:
Bill Farley - Assist. Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Susan Booton Moved, Member Rob Hanlon seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase from Midwest Educational Furnishings Inc. in the amount of $157,482.72 as part of the government purchasing cooperative as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes
Mary Yeboah     Yes
Angela Blatner     Yes